Winsted Journal

WINSTED —  The date for the opening of the American Mural Project (AMP), located at 100 Whiting St., is now set for spring 2018.

The project has been scheduled for many years since AMP purchased the location, where the old Winsted Hosiery Factory operated for many years, in 2006.

When the project finished, Sharon resident Ellen Griesedieck will have transformed the factory building to a mural that will be 120 feet long, five stories high and ten feet deep.

In August 2014, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced that the state would award AMP a $1 million...